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Radio Kitchen
8:37 am
Tue November 12, 2013

#1208 - The Cassoulet Variations

November 12, 2013 - Radio Kitchen - The Cassoulet Variations

As the Fall settles in for a long stay, we naturally start adjusting our eating habits to accommodate the season.  The brisk weather sharpens our appetites, and motivates us to get outdoors and scurry around.  The upshot is that our taste for more substantial fare increases, and the delicious South of France stew known as Cassoulet is the Grand Père of all hearty dishes.

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The Checkup
8:10 am
Tue November 12, 2013

How Treatment and Coverage of Drug and Alcohol Addiction is Changing

Credit Credit: Alan Cleaver / Flickr / Creative Commons

A quarter of all Americans will deal with a substance abuse issue at some point in their lives. Of those, only about 11-percent will get treatment. The Affordable Care Act may change that. It requires that all insurance plans cover treatment for substance abuse.

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Headlines
8:10 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Brown Unveils Proposals For MD Vets, Mizeur Plans To Announce Running Mate, and “The Magic Pill”

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown at a gubernatorial campaign event in May, 2013.
Credit Bret Jaspers / WYPR

Anthony Brown has issued a five point plan aimed at helping Maryland’s veterans, a plan he hopes to implement if he’s elected governor next year. Another Democrat in the race – Heather Mizeur – will announce her running mate tomorrow. Plus, “The Magic Pill,” home sales, school discipline, and more.

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Headlines
8:04 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Veterans’ Day Schedule Changes, Pantelides To Be Next Annapolis Mayor, and “The Magic Pill”

Annapolis mayor-elect Michael Pantelides.
Credit Karen Hosler / WYPR

We round up the schedule changes in effect on this Veterans’ Day. A look at Mike Pantelides’ victory in the Annapolis mayoral race. Plus: the “rain tax,” the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ meeting in Baltimore, yesterday’s Ravens’ victory, our new series “The Magic Pill,” and more.

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Headlines
8:03 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Annapolis Mayoral Race Still Undecided, O’Malley Calls For Higher Minimum Wage, and BGF Indictments

The official vote canvas in Annapolis stretches into Thursday night.
Credit Karen Hosler / WYPR

Vote counting in Annapolis will resume at noon Friday; the city’s mayoral race is still undecided. Governor O’Malley calls for a higher minimum wage, but doesn’t specify what it should be. Plus: BGF indictments, Ruppersberger on the governor’s race, Cardin calls on the House to approve ENDA, and more.

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Cellar Notes
2:43 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

11/6/13 - Best Bargains in the Store

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Bernier Chardonnay, Val de Loire, 2012  $ **
(A fabulous wine for lovers of unoaked chardonnay)

Cartlidge and Brown Chardonnay, North Coast 2010  $ * 1/2
(Very reliable entry level chard at a very low price)

Liveli Primonero", Salento 2010 $  * 1/2
(Very lively Italian red, with bright flavors and surprising depth)

R&B Cellars "The Improvisor", California NV  $  **
(Big and rich and remarkably complex for the price)

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Brain Talk
8:15 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Brain Talk - The Relationship Between Poor Sleep and Alzheimer's Disease

The Relationship Between Poor Sleep and Alzheimer's Disease   11/7/13

Brian Science Institute

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News
7:09 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Annapolis's Official Vote Canvas, Mizeur Proposes Lower Income Taxes, & A Cougar In Harford?

Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur
Credit mdfriendofhillary via flickr

The official vote canvas for Annapolis's mayoral race begins at 9 Thursday morning. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur proposes lowering income taxes for most Marylanders. A cougar sighting has been reported in Harford County. And more.

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The Environment in Focus
2:12 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Watermen Evolve Into Aquaculture Business Entrepreneurs

Chesapeake Gold Oyster Farm
Credit I Love Blue Sea

Because wild Chesapeake Bay oysters are increasingly scarce, many oyster harvesters are switching to growing their own oysters in tanks and underwater cages.

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